updated September 4th, 2022





Small, efficient team in Soazza

While last year as many as 35 youngsters applied for an environmental work ...





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Small, efficient team in Soazza

assignment, the number of volunteers dropped to eight this year. Our visit to Soazza (in the South of Switzerland) made one thing clear, however: the small team quickly formed a tight-knit community and worked together very efficiently. Tasks such as cutting wood, uprooting bracken and raking grass were accomplished in no time. The youngsters moved across the steep slopes as if they had never done anything else. The blister plasters on their hands were the only sign that they had been working in an unfamiliar area. "It's a superb group," leader Kaltrina Tamoja said, and one student added: "It's cooler when there aren't so many." The Lions Club Zimmerberg not only funded, but also honoured the team's great effort. Three club members took the trouble to go to Soazza to cook lunch for the young people. A nice gesture that the students, hungry as they were, highly appreciated.




Uprooting bracken – one of the jobs to do in Soazza